Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, BALAS

A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours). Please see your advisor.

Minimum required major and supporting course work normally equates to 63-65 hours including a minimum of 30 hours of economics courses excluding ECON 199, ECON 220, ECON 398, and ECON 399.

General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus language requirement.

Twelve hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

Departmental distinction: A student must have a grade point average of at least 3.25 overall and 3.50 in economics; complete a research project (e.g., ECON 399); and be recommended by the faculty research advisor.

Economics Courses including:30
Microeconomic Principles
Macroeconomic Principles
Economics at Illinois
Economic Statistics I
Economic Statistics II
Inter Microeconomic Theory
Inter Macroeconomic Theory
11 additional hours of economics at the 300- or 400-level 111
12 hours of economics at the 400-level chosen from a set of courses on econometrics, quantitative economics, computational economics, and mathematical economics.12
Mathematics Courses:9-10
Calculus I
Calculus II
Introductory Matrix Theory
Statistics Programming Methods
One of these Computer Science Courses:3-4
Intro Computing: Engrg & Sci
Intro Computing: Non-Tech
Intro to Computer Science
Supporting course work6
Six (6) hours of courses outside of economics but related to econometrics, quantitative economics, computational economics, or mathematical economics. This would include additional courses in mathematics, statistics, or computer science.
Total Hours63-65